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1684.08.20.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0051_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick, Nipmuc, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Request by Gookin and Eliot to void a sale of Indian land in Whip Sufferance (Marlborough), Massachusetts
1773.05.00.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0125_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking authorization to sell Indian land so as to pay debts that have accumulated and with the residual to pay himself for six years worth of service to the tribe
1762.05.00.02_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0052_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A complaint by Joseph Billings regarding the difficulty of getting Robert Spur and Samuel Niles to meet and submit annual accounts for their dealings with the Ponkapoag Indians
1741.11.25.02_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0069_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Request of four Ponkapoag leaders to ask the Legislature to review the tribe's accounts with a view to providing for the community, especially the elderly
1773.06.25.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0125_0005.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolution granting Jonathan Capen the authority to sell as much Indian land as required to pay the debts of the tribe
1762.05.00.03_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0051_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An explanation of the actions of Samuel Niles and Robert Spur, guardians, in response Joseph Billings' petition regarding the inability of all three guardians to meet and file their annual accounts for the Ponkapoag Indians
1742.03.31.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0069_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Report into the complaint of the Ponkapoag against John Quincy as Guardian
1776.05.29.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0210_0001_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request that the Court grant Capen the authority to sell lands and settle debts on behalf of the tribe
1776.07.05.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0210_0001_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A resolution granting Jonathan Capen, guardian of the Ponkapoag, authority to sell lands and settle debts on behalf of the tribe
1748.02.03.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0031_0136_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
1782.06.27.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0144_0024_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request that the Court revisit an earlier petition and grant the guardians authority to sell lands and settle debts on behalf of the tribe, with the additional request that the Court accept the resignation of said guardians
1766.02.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0033_0075_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Massachusett at Ponkapoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A report by Nathaniel Sparhawk finding Samuel Niles only partially discharged of his debt to the Ponkapoag and reaffirming Billings' responsibility to account for tribal funds annually